Amendments to House Bill No. 2

Committee Study Bill Copy

Requested by Representative Bill Mercer

For the House Appropriations Committee

Prepared by Catherine Duncan

March 14, 2023 (7:15am)

1. Page D-2, line 16:

Following: "Equipment"

Strike: "Base Increase"

2. Page D-4, line 4:

Following: "cases"

Strike: "when county attorneys are unable to do so"

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Explanation - This amendment makes two corrections to text items in HB 2, Department of Justice.

#1 Removes "Base Increase" from the title of an equipment appropriation in the Montana Highway Patrol.

#2 Removes "when county attorneys are unable to do so" as a component of language restricting funding from child sexual abuse cases.